The Science Behind the Law of Attraction Magazine August, 2015 - Page 43

As far as the eye could see was complete devastation not a building left standing in this mountain village. As I looked across the valley the story was the same. Bright plastic sheets covering bamboo poles, the most basic and temporary shelter, standing next to each pile of bricks. Amidst the piles of rubble a red plastic chair appeared for me to sit on and a small group of villagers gathered. An elderly man stood leaning on a stick to share the villagers fears and worries. Devpur survives on farming, it is an agricultural village, the 9 villagers that died were resting in their houses after lunch before returning to the fields. It was obvious that this is a resilient and hard working farming community, everyone, man woman and child playing their part. The elderly man was adamant that they did not need to be given food, they are able to grow enough to feed themselves, their simple twice daily diet of dahl bat, consisting of rice, lentils and vegetables. But many of their livestock were killed in the quake; buffaloes, cows, goats and chickens. And the animals that did survive are suffering, they have no shelter left standing to shield them from the intense heat and rain. This exposure to the elements is making the anim